RESUME

CHERYL BARNETT    Sculptor / Designer / Art Educator

www.barnettsculpture.com        

Email: [email protected]

EDUCATION:

1985    M.A. in Art, Cast Bronze Sculpture, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA

1983    Master Class in Sculpture & Figure Drawing, Instructor: Nick Jonk, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1981     Drawing & Painting, Western Michigan University Ext., Instructor: Shozo Sato in Oahu, HI

1982    Drawing & Painting, Western Michigan University Ext., studied with various artists in Innsbruck, Austria

1977-78  Graduate Studies in Sculpture, Painting and Art History, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1977     B.A. in Art, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1976     Art History Studies, The Institute of European Studies, Hope College, MI Extension, Vienna, Austria

SOLO & FEATURED EXHIBITIONS:

2019    "Valley Focus: Cheryl Barnett and Dan Petersen," Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA

2015    “35 Years in Bronze,” Retrospective, University Art Gallery, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

2005    “Cheryl Barnett & Sandy Young,” The Simmons Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004    “Studies of the Human Figure - Henry Moore and Cheryl Barnett,” Eleonore Austerer Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (Moore’s graphics paired with Barnett’s sculptures)

2004    “Personal Affections,” Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998    “Exploring the Figure - Two Women, Two Visions,” (paired with Catherine Woskow), Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994    “Sculpture: Figure and Form,” (with Gay Gordon & Wayne Shaffer), Merced College Art Gallery, CA

1993    “Symbolic Relationships,” (paired with Jon Neuse), Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989    “Bronze Sculpture,” Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

1988    “The Months - by Cheryl Barnett,” Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1987    Erika Meyerovich Gallery, (paired with Picasso, during David Hockney’s exhibit), San Francisco, CA

1986    Erika Meyerovich Gallery, (paired with Mimmo Paladino), San Francisco, CA

1986    “Cast Bronze by Cheryl Barnett,” The Art Circle, Visalia, CA

1985    “Cheryl Barnett,” Phebe Conley Art Gallery, Calif. State Univ. Fresno, Fresno, CA

1984    “Bronze Sculptures by Cheryl Barnett,” Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

1984    “Bronze Sculptures by Cheryl Barnett,” Fresno Art Museum, Gift Gallery, Fresno, CA

1982    “Sculptor / Painter - Cheryl Barnett,” Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

GROUP SHOWS &/or GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

2019   "Women in Art Education: Past & Present," The Multicultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

2019    "Passion," Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, The Multicultural Arts Center,  Merced, CA

2018    “The Rhythm of Art,” Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, The Mistlin Gallery, Modesto, CA

2018    “The CHAA Collective,” Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, The Artery, Davies, CA

2017    “Rebirth of the Muse,” CHAA, Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA

1988-2017   “Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit,” annual show, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

2016    “Merced College Faculty Show,” Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

2015    “Organic Design,” Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA

2014    “Inside Out,” Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

2012    The William & Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2012     “Close to Home,” University Art Gallery, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

2011-12   Gallery on the Square, Merced, CA

2002-11   Eleonore Austerer Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (name changed to Austerer-Williams Gallery in 2010)

2010    “Topophilia – Love of Place,” CHAA, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

2010    “I’ve Got the Music in Me,” CHAA, Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

2006    “Focus: Sculpture,” Eleonore Austerer Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2003-05   The Simmons Gallery, San Francisco, CA (former Austerer Gallery & changed name)

2002-05   Brumley Art Gallery, Bass Lake, CA

1990-04    Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004    “Contemporary Sculpture: Metal & Glass,” Eleonore Austerer Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2004    Brinker Knox Gallery, Yountville, CA

2001-02   Austerer / Crider Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

2002    Gallery Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA

2001    “Santa Clara BienniaI Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition,” Santa Clara, CA

2000    “Lost Wax / Foundry Friends IV,” Phebe Conley Gallery, C.S.U.F., Fresno, CA

2000    “Merced College Art Invitational,” Mariposa Arts Council, Mariposa, CA

1999    “Pacific Rim Sculptors - Diversity in Sculpture,” Hayward City Hall, Hayward, CA

1998, 1999   “The Big Valley Arts & Culture Festival,” Merced Civic Center, Merced, CA

1998   “Sculpture ’98, Artworks,” Hayward Arts Council, Hayward City Hall Galleria, Hayward, CA

1998    “National Prize Show,” Juror: Malcolm Rogers (Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

1998    “Black and White Show,” curated by Karen Le Cocq, Merced Multicultural Arts Center, CA

1997    “Life Lines,” Juror: Stephen McGough (Director, Crocker Art Museum), Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

1997    “Art in the Garden,” Pacific Rim Sculpture Group, Cooper-Molera Historical Park, Monterey, CA

1996    “Grand Opening,” Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Merced, CA

1996    “LOST WAX / FOUNDry FRIENDS,” Conley Art Gallery, C.S.U.F., Fresno, CA

1996    “Pacific Rim Sculpture Group - Bronze Sculpture,” College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

1996    “Expressions of the Vessel,” Juror: Tran Turner, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

1996    “Pacific Rim Sculptors Exhibit the Mother Lode,” Kautz Ironstone Vineyard, Bradford Galleries, The Vault Gallery, Murphys & Sonora, CA

1996    “Speaking of Her,” Curated by John Battenburg, Pacific Rim Sculpture Group, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA

1995    “Life Lines,” 8th Biennial National Figurative Exhibition, Juror: James Steward (Curator, University Art Museum Berkeley), Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

1995    “Through the Door,” Pacific Rim Sculpture Group Exhibition, Juror: Marian Parmenter (Director, SFMOMA Rental Gallery), Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA

1995    “Sculptures by Cheryl Barnett,” Merced County Arts Center, Merced, CA

1994    3 COM Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

1994    “Artists Who Teach,” Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA

1994    Synopsys Inc., Mountain View, CA

1994    Network General, Menlo Park, CA

1993    “Women and Bronze,” Artworks Foundry & Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1993    “Pacific Rim Sculpture Group,” Cadence Design Center, San Jose, CA

1993    “Go Figure,” Juror: Wallace Gorell, Opts Art, San Francisco, CA

1986-93   “Bronze Sculpture,” Artworks Foundry & Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1992    “Art For Merced’s Sake,” Merced County Arts Center, Merced, CA

1992    “Art Instructors of Merced County,” Merced Civic Center, Merced, CA

1992    “Outdoor Sculpture,” A Garden Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1991-92   Artifacts, San Francisco, CA

1991    “Drawing from Life: The Human Figure,” Juniper Gallery, Napa Art Center, Napa, CA

1991    Hitachi Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

1990    “Bronze Sculpture: The Art of Lost Wax,” One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA

1990    Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1989    “Excellence of the West,” Juror: David LaPlantz, Humboldt Cultural Center, Eureka, CA

1989    “Arts Alive,” Artifacts, San Francisco, CA

1989    “Merced County Artists,” Merced Civic Center, Merced, CA

1989    “Salute to Arts & Flowers,” The Arts Com. of S. F., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

1989    “East Bay Open Studios,” Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

1989    “Turlock City Arts Commission 8th Annual Invitational,” Carnegie Center, Turlock, CA

1989    “250 Women,” Artworks Foundry and Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1988    “Curator’s Invitational,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

1988     3 COM Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

1988    “Bay Area Bronze,” Curated by Carl Worth, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1986-87   “Bronze Sculpture: The Process and the Art,” Artworks Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1986-87    Erika Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1986    “Bronze Sculpture,” Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

1986    “Bronze Sculptures,” College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA

1985    “Fig Tree Invitational ‘85,” Fig Tree Gallery, Fresno, CA

1984    “Merced College Art Faculty,” Calif. State Univ. Stanislaus Art Gallery, Turlock, CA

1982, 1983    ”Annual Art Faculty Exhibition,” Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

1982    “International Art Exhibition,” Sparkasse Bank, Innsbruck, Austria

1981    “International Art Exhibition,” Kamehameha Library, Honolulu, HI

1978    “Featured Artist - Merced Art League,” M.S.E.F. Credit Union, Merced, CA

1977    “Clay Sculpture,” University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1977     “U.C.S.C. Cast Metal Sculpture,” Cooper House Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS FOR CHARITY ART AUCTIONS:

2001    “Hospitality House 16th Annual Art Auction,” Braunstein /Quay Gallery, S.F., CA

1998    “Central City Hospitality House Art Auction,” Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997    “Benefit Auction,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1995    “Hospitality House 10th Annual Art Auction,” Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995    “Artists for a Dream Come True,” Sculpture Gallery, Make-A-Wish Foundation, S.F., CA

AWARDS RECEIVED:

2015    Award of Merit, Organic Design Exhibition, Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA

2001    Award of Merit, Santa Clara Biennial Indoor / Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

1998    The National Sculpture Prize, The Frances DeB Henderson Award, National Prize Show, Juror: Malcolm Rogers, (Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), Cambridge Art Assoc., Cambridge, MA (selected from 4500 entries)

1996    N.I.S.O.D Excellence Award for Teaching- Merced College, University of Texas, Austin. TX

1977    Honorary Award, Art Exhibition, Salz Tannery, Santa Cruz, CA

1974    Achievement Award in the Field of Art, Bank of America

PUBLIC ART COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS:

2017    Learning Resource Center, donated by Dr. Susan Walsh & others, Merced College, Merced, CA

2000   Mercy / U. C. Davis Cancer Center, commissioned by Marge McAuley & Family, Merced, CA

1979    Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union, commissioned for their 25th Anniversary, Merced, CA

1975    Hanna & Hanna Civil Engineering, commissioned by Wilson Hanna, Fresno, CA

PRIVATE & CORPORATE ART COLLECTIONS:

Australia, Belgium, China, England, France, Israel, Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States

BIBLIOGRAPHY:    Selected Publications, Periodicals and Catalogs

2019     American Artwork, Alcove Media, Berkeley, CA, Annual Juried Print

2006-17   American Art Collector, Alcove Books, Berkeley, CA, Annual Juried Print

2001-17    Who’s Who in American Art, Marquis, New Providence, NJ, USA, Annual Print

2015    Cheryl Barnett - 35 Years in Bronze, University Art Gallery, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, Print

1996-07   Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis, New Providence, NJ, USA, Annual Print

1993-07   Art in America - Annual Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists, Magazine Publication

2000-05   2000 Notable American Women, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC, Print

2000    2000 Outstanding Women of the 21st Century, International Biographical Center, Melrose Press Ltd., St. Thomas Place, Cambridge, CB2 3QP, England, Print

2000    World’s Who’s Who of Woman, American Biographical Institute Inc., Print

1999    2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century, International Biographical Center, Melrose Press Ltd., Cambridge, CB2 3QP, England, Print

1996-97   Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Educational Communications, Inc., Lake Forest, Illinois, USA, Print

1996    Virtuosity - Art Collection, Art Communication International, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1995    In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the ‘90s, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art & The Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, USA, Page 89. Catalog Print & Essay

1988     Art Week, “Cheryl Barnett Exhibits at the Berkeley Art Center,” July 23, Page 15, Newspaper

        Numerous newspaper, magazine and periodical articles are compiled in a separate list & binder.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:

1988-2017   Art Instructor, Merced College, Merced, CA (SCULPTURE: 3D Foundation, DESIGN: 2D Foundation, Art History of the 20th Century,

   Previously: Figure Drawing, Ceramics) - Retired from full-time instruction in 2017

1985-88   Patina Specialist, Artworks Foundry & Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1981-85    Art Instructor, Merced College, (Part-time instruction: Sculpture, Ceramics, Design, Drawing & Composition)

1985         Sculpture Instructor, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

1983-84   Art Instructor, Summer College for Kids, Merced College, (Sculpture, Drawing)

1981-83    Art Gallery Coordinator, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

1979-81,`83  Art Therapist, Merced Manor Psychiatric Hospital, 3 Senior Citizens Cherish sites, and Kingsview Work Experience for the Disabled, Community Services, Merced College, Merced, CA

1979   Visiting Guest Lecturer, University of Calif. Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1979   Visiting Guest Lecturer, American Assoc. University Women, Merced, CA

MEMBERSHIPS:

2017-present    Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Board of Directors, Merced, CA  (Member since 1996)

2009-present   Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association, Merced, CA

1990-present   The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Charter Member, Washington, DC

1979-16   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Supporting Member, San Francisco, CA

2002-12  Oakland Museum of California, Educator and Donor Circle, Oakland, CA

1986-06   International Sculpture Center, Washington, DC

1998-06   American Association of University Women

1988-98   Pacific Rim Sculpture Group, San Francisco, CA

1995-96   Women’s Caucus for the Arts, National & Chapter Member, San Francisco & Philadelphia, PA

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